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Written by John Yeoman
Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Published by Pavilion in 1997
ISBN: 1857938798

Written by John Yeoman. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1507572
1st. 1997. Hardback. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A rich collection of folklore from China, Iraq, Portugal, Romania, Norway, America etc. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 92 pages. ISBN: 1857938798. Slight wear to bottom edges of covers. A couple of small indents to rear cover. Security label stuck to rear pastedown. Small blue line to margin of page 26. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn.

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Front cover

Cover of THE PRINCES' GIFTS by John Yeoman


  • The Magic of Folktales
  • Prince Baki and the White Doe (Tibet)
  • The Magic Cakes (China)
  • The Witch Boy (New Mexico, USA)
  • Mother Whirligig's Daughter (Norway)
  • The Magic Handkerchief (Georgia)
  • The Princes' Gifts (Portugal)
  • Half-Man-Half-Lame-Horse (Romania)
  • The Pumpkin Tree (West Indies)
  • The Old Man and the Jinni (Iraq)